Legal Resources

Connecticut Legal Rights Project (CLRP)

A statewide non-profit agency providing free legal services to low income adults with psychiatric disabilities, who reside in hospitals or the community, on matters related to their treatment, recovery, and civil rights. Call (860)262‐5050 or toll free at 877‐402‐2299 Website: www.clrp.org
 

Office of Protection & Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

An independent state agency created to safeguard and advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities and their families in Connecticut. Call (860) 297‐4307 Website: http://www.ct.gov/opapd
 

Statewide Legal Services

Referral center for legal advocates throughout the State serving low income individuals. It serves as a telephone hotline on a range of non-criminal services such as family, employment, public benefits, housing, and consumer problems such as bankruptcy. Call 800‐453‐3320 Website: http://slsct.org
 

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

An agency that provides legal education, resources, and advocacy. Website: http://www.bazelon.org/

Contact Us

CMHC Foundation
34 Park Street, Suite 144
New Haven, CT 06519
203-974-7089 (Office)
203-974-7719 (Fax)

Kyle Pedersen, MAR
Kyle.Pedersen@yale.edu

Norma Gibson, MA
Norma.Gibson@yale.edu